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Diocese of Tortosa

Dioecesis Dertosensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tarragona
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 6,450 (2,491 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bisbattortosa.org/
  • Mailing Address: Palau Episcopal, Calle Cruera 5, 43500 Tortosa [Tarragona], Espana
  • Telephone: 977.44.07.00
  • Fax: 977.44.03.78

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Tortosa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950450,000450,000100.0%217762931,535142728200ap1951
1969228,500229,00099.8%180452251,01550650104ap1971
1980236,000237,00099.6%145191641,43936460141ap1981
1990230,000232,00099.1%145141591,44625423141ap1991
1999228,150229,07599.6%127181451,57327341141ap2000
2000228,017231,71798.4%123161391,64025297141ap2001
2001236,692240,49298.4%118161341,76624359141ap2002
2002238,383241,58398.7%123131361,75221299141ap2003
2003238,632242,02198.6%126111371,741118326141ap2004
2004239,518242,30098.9%11871251,916214304141ap2005
2010260,449292,66289.0%11941232,117211255141ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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